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President Trump at the G20 summit today said he'll allow U.S. companies to sell to Chinese tech giant Huawei and won't put new tariffs on China for the "time being."

Why it matters: Trump and President Xi Jinping's G20 meeting is only a "temporary cease-fire" in the U.S.-China trade war, but ratcheting down trade tensions with China removes "an immediate threat looming over the global economy even as a lasting peace remains elusive," Bloomberg reports.

  • Trump said the U.S. will give China "lists" of farm products to buy and China has agreed to resume agricultural purchases, per the Washington Post.

Recap: The U.S. imposed 25% import taxes on $250 billion of Chinese goods — China countered with tariffs on $110 billion in American products, with a focus on agricultural goods, the AP reports.

The bottom line: Saturday's cease-fire could "give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord governing the vast flow of goods and services between the two nations," the NYT reports.

Go deeper: Trump suggests farmers will benefit from trade tariffs on China

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57 mins ago - World

UN Security Council meeting on Israel-Gaza as fighting enters 7th day

Smoke billows from a fire following Israeli airstrikes on multiple targets in Gaza on May 16. Photo: Mohammed Abed/AFP via Getty Images

The United Nations Security Council was preparing to meet Sunday, as the aerial bombardment between Israel and Hamas between entered a seventh day.

The latest: Four Palestinians died in airstrikes early Sunday, as Israeli forces bombed the home of Gaza's Hamas chief, Yehya al-Sinwar, per Reuters.

6 hours ago - World

In photos: Protests in U.S., across the world over Israeli–Palestinian conflict

A protest march in support of Palestinians near the Washington monument in Washington, D.C. on May 15. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

Thousands of people rallied across the U.S. and the world Saturday following days of violence in Gaza and Israel that's killed at least 145 Palestinians, including 41 children, and eight Israelis, per AP.

The big picture: Most demonstrations were in support of Palestinians. There were tense scenes between pro-Israeli government protesters and pro-Palestinian demonstrators in Winnipeg, Canada, and Leipzig, Germany, but no arrests were made, CBS News and DW.com report.

Updated 13 hours ago - World

Biden in call with Netanyahu raises concerns about civilian casualties in Gaza

Photo: Ahmad Gharabli/Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images

President Biden spoke to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Saturday and raised concerns about civilian casualties in Gaza and the bombing of the building that housed AP and other media offices, according to Israeli officials.

The big picture: At least 140 Palestinians, including dozens of children, have been killed in Gaza since fighting between Israel and Hamas began Monday, according to Palestinian health officials. Nine people, including two children, have been killed by Hamas rockets in Israel.